Jaquet Droz

The Baselworld watch and jewelry fair is just getting underway, but the women’s watch category has already seen a handful of standout new releases. Chanel and Patek Philippe have both unveiled...
Once again, it’s the time of year when luxury watchmakers pay a respectful nod to the dawn of the new year of the lunar calendar with the release of finely crafted limited-edition watches portraying...
Photography by Jeff Harris Styling by Wendy Schelah Once neglected, the moon-phase display has become a totem of watch design. “The two traditional moon-phase displays are either a crescent-shaped...
Modern artisans strive to re-create the past brilliance of flinqué enamel. Shortly after Mikhail Gorbachev was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, the Kremlin received a peculiar request from a German...
In the early 1980s, as Switzerland confronted the threat of modern quartz technology, adventurous collectors discovered the allure of vintage timepieces. Old Patek Philippe wristwatches were...
Hi-tech horology pairs with an artistic tradition from the Age of Enlightenment in the new variations of the Jaquet Droz Charming Bird . The watches are the latest release in a limited-edition line...
Thanks to its remarkable detail and color intensity, the face of the new Jaquet Droz Petite Heure Minute Thousand Year Lights watch (888.866.0059, jaquet-droz.com ) seems to leap across the room. The...
This year’s cold-weather styles are here. We’ve carefully dug through the trends, selected our favorites for their handcraftsmanship and artisanal attention to detail, and paired them together for...
Femininity and athleticism share the field of focus for the new Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde SW Lady . The first women’s watch in the Swiss manufacture’s Grande Seconde SW series (a more sport-specific...
Motivated to maintain its position at the precipice of artistry, Swiss horologist Jaquet Droz recently revealed a new line of limited-edition Paillonné Enameled timepieces . Pulling from the 18th-...
Microtechnology adds unprecedented complexity to artisan-crafted dials.
Why women’s mechanical timepieces are becoming more intriguing than men’s. One advantage that women’s watches enjoy over men’s offerings is an element of abandon: the same freedom of design that will...
The Lady 8 Flower collection from Swiss watchmaker Jaquet Droz celebrates femininity in fabulous fashion. An exquisite reflection of the manufacture’s nearly 300 years of horologic artistry, the...
These watches prove that a simple design can be just as pleasing as a slew of complications.
Witness mastery in motion: Robb Report brings you the $472,500 Jaquet Droz Bird Repeater watch in...
While showcasing a new complication, the Jaquet Droz Bird Repeater ( www.jaquet-droz.com ) also pays homage to the work for which the boutique Swiss watchmaker’s founder initially gained renown. The...
Though its aesthetic is modern and slick, Jaquet Droz ’s sporty Grande Seconde SW collection traces its design roots to an 18th-century pocket watch crafted by the brand’s namesake watchmaker, Pierre...
The Fleur de Lotus showcases an 18-karat white-gold case and white-lacquer dial with hand-engraved motif set with 239 diamonds, 77 amethysts, and 12 pink sapphires. It is self-winding with a 68-hour...
This timepiece combines a black grand feu enameled dial with a scratch-resistant black ceramic case. Each hand-crafted enameled dial has an individual limited- series number painted on it, self-...
The Chrono Monopoussoir features an 18-karat white gold case, slate gray dial with guilloche opaline silver center, single push-button self-winding chronograph movement, a 40-hour power reserve, and...